Blanchard Tamarack, Panama Rosewood & European Spruce - Pre-Owned

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Building from his workshop way up in Montana near the Canadian border, Mark Blanchard crafts a beautiful array of acoustics and archtops, with nature-inspired names like the Juniper, Bristlecone, and this one here, the Tamarack. This mid-sized guitar clocks in a little wider and deeper than a standard OM for some added dynamic range and bass with no loss of comfort and balance. Adding to that comfort is a Manzer wedge shaped body. He chose European spruce and Panama rosewood for the tonewoods on this 2008 model, giving this guitar a bright, clear voice with strong mids and highs and a controlled bass.

The current set-up of this guitar is excellent for fingerstyle, with easy playability. Condition is very good; there are no notable dings or scratches, but lots of light swirls in the finish to indicate prior handling.

  • Model: Tamarack (mid-sized)
  • Top: European spruce
  • Back and sides: Panama rosewood
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Binding: Rosewood
  • Purfling: Maple
  • Rosette: Rosewood & abalone
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Pickguard: Clear
  • Features: Manzer wedge, Venetian cutaway
  • Scale: 25-1/2"
  • Nut: 1-3/4"
  • String spacing: 2-5/16"
  • Lower bout: 15-1/2"
  • Depth: 4-1/4"
  • Year of build: 2008
  • Electronics: None
  • Case: Cedar Creek alligator skin hardshell

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Blanchard Guitars

Mark Blanchard has been designing and building his own guitars for nearly 30 years, crafting an array of inspired acoustic flattops, nylon strings, and archtops.

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